Von: Manuela Benetton
Betreff: Berlin Nov. 2012: CM von Hausswolff, The Sons of God, Thymolphthalein
Datum: 4. November 2012 13:42:22 MEZ
Berlin Nov. 2012
20.11.2012 at FEED: CM VON HAUSSWOLFF | THE SONS OF GOD (Leif Elggren, Kent Tankred)
22.11.2012 at West Germany: THYMOLPHTHALEIN (Anthony Pateras, Jérôme Noetinger, Natasha Anderson, Clayton Thomas, Will Gutrie)
20.11.2012 at FEED
Doors 21h – Concerts 21:30
CM VON HAUSSWOLFF | THE SONS OF GOD
Carl Michael von Hausswolff is a Swedish artist (working with sound, light and image), composer, curator, an expert on electronic voice phenomenon pioneer Friedrich Jurgensson, producer, founder of the label Radium 226.5, and the co-monarch of The Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland. In his concerts a very physical, almost brutal, side of Hausswolff’s aesthetics is blended with a droned and polyfrequential beauty. The audience very often fall into a form of trance, dosing away in their seats. Other times people experiencing the events have expressed a “feeling that the flesh came off the bones” due to the vibrations of the low frequencies used. Collaborators include Graham Lewis, Jean-Louis Huhta, Pan sonic, Russell Haswell, Zbigniew Karkowski, Erik Pauser, The Hafler Trio and John Duncan.
Leif Elggren and Kent Tankred have worked in the arts for over 20 years. In 1988 they formed the duo, The Sons of God (Guds Söner), a constellation which moves freely between performance, music and the visual arts, and whose productions often reach a point where traditional aesthetic boundaries, limitations and concepts are eliminated. Everything contributes to the whole and provides the basic structure for that inquisitive and expansive spirit wh
ich is apparent in the Sons of God´s working method. Sound objects, pre-recorded compositions, physically demanding movements, the voice, the staged meetings and conditions, the objects: all of this constitutes the foundation for an attempt to gain access to those hard rare moments when daily life merges with the heroic nature of the inner self.
Kindly supported by Initiative Neue Musik e.V.
FEED Soundspace http://6554.de/
Hobrechtsraße 65 | Hinterhaus, Etage 4
22.11.2012 West Germany
Doors 21h Concerts 21:30
Anthony Pateras: prepared piano and analogue synthesizer
Jérôme Noetinger: tape machines and electronics
Natasha Anderson: recorders, sensors and computer
Will Guthrie: drums
Clayton Thomas: double bass
Since 2009, Thymolphthalein has explored the grass between the cracks – the fertile wasteland between structure and freedom. Taking their name from a key ingredient in disappearing ink, game plans are established and destroyed, paths cleared then obscured, musical links cemented and ruptured. Electronic and acoustic personas rub together to produce a special kind of tension between utopian pasts and and broken futures.
Anthony Pateras (piano and syntheszier) is a prolific, multi-facted composer with an interest in analogue modular systems and extended piano. Jérôme Noetinger (tape machines and electronics) is the originator of live Revox techniques in an improvised context, developed over two decades with his seminal audio-visual group Metamkine. Natasha Anderson (recorders, sensors and computer) splices a performance history in Baroque music with digital signal processing and a unique compositional focus on the uncanny. Clayton Thomas (double bass) infuses his virtuosic bass technique and tone with obsessions running though hip-hop, R&B and jazz, combined with a dedication to playing any musician who seeks to challenge. Will Guthrie (drums) is one of the few drummers who can boast a history in jazz, flamenco, hip-hop and noise, widely regarded as one of the driving forces of Australian free music. Having featured initially at the SWR New Jazz Meeting in Baden-Baden, the group has go on to perform at major creative music festivals throughout Europe and Australia. The quintet’s first album Ni Maître Ni Marteau was released by Editions Mego in 2011.